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One killed, two hurt in crash near 43rd Avenue and Van Buren Street

Posted: 5:06 AM, Aug 22, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-22 16:04:48-04
43rd Avenue Van Buren crash

PHOENIX — Police are investigating a deadly crash near 43rd Avenue and Van Buren Street.

Officials were called to the scene around 4:30 a.m. Thursday after a Mazda Miata struck a Chevrolet Tahoe while turning into a Circle K parking lot.

Police say the 27-year-old driver of the Miata failed to yield to the Tahoe, resulting in the crash.

Crews on scene say the passenger in the Miata, 18-year-old Austin Shute, was killed. The driver suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

The Tahoe driver, a 45-year-old woman, was uninjured.

Police say neither driver was impaired at the time of the crash.

The investigation is still underway.